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on immigration, when it will be put forward, what form it will take. the speaker of the house bringing an end to a top assistant on the issue who is -- as part of senator mccain's term when it was mccain kennedy into does a six and seven on the amnesty bill. where you are going? >> we don't do well as a nation when we do these big, comprehensive things. you see what happened with obamacare. immigration is no different. the chairman has said the right approach, done the right thing. that is ultimately where the house goes. lou: for whenever it matters, i have endorsed chairman good lot, his plan to my proposal command approach. i have not heard the same thing from the speaker. i have heard you talking more like the gang of eight is his preference. during the biddinggof tom donahue over the chamber of commerce. which is the reality? >> i think the chairman will be the reality. i sit on the judiciary committee. we're taking these in a piecemeal basis. i think we will get a good bill that is going to be an incremental bill, but that is the way we should be doing it. we need to solve some of the r
and the brightest. one of the problems with japan is it doesn't take immigrants. they don't attract the world's smartest individuals. like we still do. you agree with brett? >> i really don't. let me give you two examples. it's not really my example. it's their example. lichtenstein. their administrator said, look, we are fly specks in the world economy. we understand that we have to be better than most if we're going to compete. so what both of those countries have done is make a concerted effort to emphasize mathematics instruction. they take upwards of eight hours of math a week. and they have innovative programs to teach. they understand their kids are going to have to know this stuff. they drill them. they discipline them. and they succeed. it's not rocket science. i think if our schools understood that they were in the same competitive pool, that we would try to do the same sort of innovati innovation. inwou i would say one more thing, if the teachers unions allow that innovation. >> it does at least wake up america. it says, you know what, your success in the world economy is not guara
immigrant groups in many of these countries. >> actually, with our common belief -- on income that is not actually right, in terms of child poverty the u.s. is around the average, among many countries, it has a more diverse population but even if you account for all of those factors, you know, to take vietnam a country that is very -- has poverty and still it comes out better than the average. so quality is a challenge, but you can actually see some countries very good at moderating inequality and very good at helping disadvantaged students actually to excel, you see it in asia and sipping pore and japan, you see it in northern europe where you have children coming out of poverty, and the education system then assures those children get the best educational opportunities. >> these numbers are inevitably pounced upon by advocates of all kinds, right? once we know the .. results of the tests, can we therefore say policy x is the right way to go? policy y for any particular country? and i am thinking specifically of the u.s. here. we have these -- we have all kinds of discussi
of the problems with japan, for example, it doesn't take immigrants. so they don't attract the world's smallest individuals like we still do, although we're trying to keep them out. you agree with bret? >> you know, i really don't. let me give you two examples that's not really my example. it's their examples. switzerland and lick ken stein, this is what came out of these two countries. their administrators said, look, we are life specks in the world economy. we are just a teeny little country and we understand that we have to be better than most if we're going to compete. so what both of those countries have done is make the concerted effort to emphasize mathematics instruction. they take upwards of eight hours of math a week. and they have innovative program to teach it. they understand that their kids are going to have to know this stuff. they drill them. they discipline them and they succeed. it's not rocket science. and i think if our schools understood that they were in the same competitive pool that we would try to do the same sort of innovation and i will say one more thing. if the teac
immigration votes after the candidate filing deadline for the 2014 midterms. maybe we have a sense of what we can expect. you don't have to tell the chamber of commerce, president tom donohue, that the speaker is working to enact immigration reform. he assured everyone last month boehner would do exactly that. it tells you mr. donohue knows what he's talking about or is the man giving the orders, we don't know. the only question is whether boehner is doing as he's told. we'll find out. we're back with monica and matt and david. david, let's begin with you. the millennials, we're talking a sizable number calling for a recall. 47% of millennials in the harvard survey called for the recall as opposed to 46 who oppose it. this is strong stuff from the millennials. these are supposed to be his peeps. >> when you look at your future and don't see upward mobility as part of your picture, whether you put in time in technical school in college on your master's. if you see no future, you don't want to stay home forever and be the kid who is a bartender while your parents or you paid $80,000 for an educ
on a number of issues. just to name a few, the fiscal year 2014 budget. the farm bill, and immigration reform. reaching across the aisle has become more and more difficult, and principled compromise seems like a mountain too tall to climb. this morning i have the honor of introducing to national leaders who can hopefully help shed some light on how our legislative colleagues in washington, d.c., and the white house, might be able to come together and find solutions to our nation's critical problems. let me begin with governor huntsman. he began his public service as a staff assistant to ronald reagan. he has since served for u.s. presidents in critical roles, including u.s. ambassador to singapore, deputy assistant secretary of commerce for asia, u.s. trade ambassador come and most recently u.s. ambassador to china. twice elected as utah's governor, he brought about strong economic reform, tripled the states rainy day fund, and helped bring unemployment rates to historic lows. during his tenure, utah was named the best managed state in america and the best state in which to do business. he al
it an opportunity to have a vote like comprehensive immigration reform, which has passed the senate and would pass the house if the speaker would allow that bill to come to the floor. or the employment nondiscrimination act that would prohibit gays and lesbians from being discriminated against in hiring and in housing. it's absolutely essential that we let the house and the process, the democratic process work instead of the republican leadership, which only allows legislation to come to the floor if they have a majority of the majority. that's not what the founding fathers envisioned. it's why we are the do nothingist of do nothing congre congresses. the ball lies in the court of john boehner and allowing a tea party strangle hold to control the agenda. it's leaving so many people like immigrants and moms who are concerned about their children not being killed by guns twisting in the wind. >> debbie wasserman schultz, thanks very much. >> thank you. >> we'll be right back. ♪ you know, ronny... folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy?
to the bad old days i meant that you to kill me to do it. the son of a russian immigrant happened to be seated by me at dinner this summer when i went to dinner with a bunch of our friends. he looked at me as that, did you like yeltsin? he said it just like that. yeah, i did. he got a big smile and said good. my country and its entire history is only produced to true democrats. alexander kareem key and then in linden got rid of kerensky and you've help yeltsin stay. too bad we lost it again, that maybe we can get it back. incredible conversation. suresh of us going broke like crazy at the end of the civil war. the first thing i did was to go to vancouver and put together a $24 billion package so we could bring soldiers home from other countries. principally the politics states. we were talking about this before. the american people were 74% against russia. what is bill clinton going to canada to meet with the russian leader? we've got economic problems at home. and i also knew i needed his cooperation to keep from coming up the works in bosnia because of the historic ties of the r
. >>> president obama's uncle has won permission to stay in the u.s. an immigration judge ruled tuesday that onyango obama can become a permanent legal resident. the 69-year-old was born in kenya but has lived in the u.s. since 1963. he ignored a deportation order in 1962. obama is half brother to the president's late father. >>> a california couple said the late actor paul walker anonymously bought them an engagement ring. christa and kyle were shopping for an engagement ring in a jewelry store. kyle was in between tours of duty in iraq. he struck up a conversation with unknowingly paul walker. a saleswoman from the store called them back. >> one of the ladies came out holding bag and just simply said, here's your ring. and i -- i think both of our mouths dropped. >> the ring was $9,000. the couple asked who purchased it, but the saleswoman wouldn't say. on monday their suspicion that walker bought the ring was confirmed when the owner of the jewelry store came forward. walker died in a single-car crash in southern california last weekend. >>> an ornate dress worn by princess diana sol
of issues from income inequality to raising the minimum wage to immigration. what issues will be at the forefront of his agenda as we enter 2014? >> i think he would like to see something get done on minimum wage but i'm not sure much can get done. all eyes will turn to this budget deal between representsive ryan and murray to see if they can prevent another shutdown. >> thanks for your time as always, kevin. >> thanks for having me. >> this is "first look" on msnbc. stay with msnbc for more coverage of nelson mandela's death. "way too early" starts right now. >> i have challenan idea of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony. and -- and with equal opportunity. it is what i hope to live for and to achieve. but if need be it is for which i am prepared to die. >> nelson mandela, lived to see a free democracy in south africa. this morning, his passing at age 95 means different things to people in different generations, from starting out as a lawyer and man of action to political prisoner to symbol to historic leader, to an icon and living
component of course it is to provide the network to monitor and organized crime and illegal immigration and migration of up to date all was that of course also to save the lives of people in distress at sea. he will self seed teams from the soybean seed of sealed them up and gone to bed. but critics say the system is more about turning away migrants than helping them it started operation on the eu southern and eastern borders. also on monday un human rights chief cannot be the day. she is growing evidence that lead in syrian government officials have committed crimes against humanity. she called on the international criminal court to open a probe into the country's civil war delay said responsibility for atrocities committed in the syrian conflict extended to the top echelons of government including president bush are outside germany's brewers started lobbying for the country's beer purity law to be recognized by unesco. they're hoping to have their craft added to the cultural heritage list ahead of the five hundred year anniversary of the law. in fifteen sixteen the bavarian rule a dec
immigration to civil lib we can at this. the top pick is bill brackton. most recently he has been with the los angeles police department. if he picked, braton would take over for ray kelley. under his leadership, the crime dropped but the nypd has been accuse did of excessive surveillance and targetingmul muslim. stop and frisk became a popular tactic for officers. we discussed it with faisel patel and john j college of criminal law. i askedfaiza why the new york city commissioner job is so important. >> important. >> it is the largest police department in the country. as new york goes, a lot of people are looking to see how it's conducting policing, what kind of tact i can it's using. >> maybe a man named bill braton who used to be the commissioner in new york, currently in los angeles. do you think it's a good move? >> i think that the new police commissioner has to do an important thing, rebuild relations with minority communities in the city. we have seen a drop decline. many credit bill braton from his first term when he used to be police commissioner for having put in place the systems t
consensus support, thinking of immigration reform that was not taken up by the house. if they don't pass -- if seven more bills don't get passed out of this congress and signed into law, they would be the fewest passed ever since last year, which is the last congress, only 62 bills that got passed. john boehner will say don't judge us by how many bills we have signed into law but how many bills we've stopped. >> yes, i suspect he would say that. what was the top accomplishment? >> ending the shutdown. it wasn't good for the republican party. it wasn't good for our area certainly. you know, no matter where you are. and i think that's probably -- and that's not a very high bar considering that's the major accomplishment. >> stopping the shutdown may be one thing. people are going to remember who started the shutdown. >> yeah, maybe. republicans would like to point to the website. we've seen just an amazing flip politically in the last three months. >> a lot to watch the next three weeks. >> for more check out first read on nbcnews.com. >>> well, in about six hours now, the capitol christma
't enforce laws that he didn't think are proper like immigration laws but has made changes to his health care law by making a statement or something posted in a white house blog. george washington university law professor testified today and said no matter who the president is that, actually sets a very dangerous presence precedent. here's what he said. >> the center of gravity is shifting that. makes it unstable. within that system you have the rise of a uber presidency. there could be no greater danger for individual liberty. >> he said in hithe founders wo unhappy and surprised by what's happening now. but democrats on the committee said hey, presidents from both parties have done this and as long as we have gridlock on capitol hill president obama is likely to continue doing it. >> okay, shannon, thank you. >>> an economic life preserver for a city would be a financial disaster for many people who gave much of their lives to that city. correspondent mike tobin reports tonight on the granting of bankruptcy protection for detroit. >> reporter: the rule, is unwelcome to detroit city employee
. immigration reform is one that comes to mind. at the end of the day, this is divided government, and divided government in such tenls times doesn't produce a lot. >> what kind of work exactly have the lawmakers gotten done so far this year? >> right, well, just to sort of give people an idea of what we're talking about, we can put up on the screen how many bills congress actually passed, sent to the president that he signed into law. this year, 56. just by way of context, last year, same balance of power, 193. so a lot more, and you see back in 2011, 90. 56 is by far the low water mark over the past five years or so. what is also important to point out, wolf, is that for many lawmakers, especially those who are on the republican side in the house and the senate, they believe that being in congress, legislating, isn't just about passing bills and sending them to the president for his signature. it is about stopping legislation, stopping laws from being passed they think are the wrong thing to do. so that is possibly part of the reason why that number is so low. the big one, though, is of cour
immigration. but there is always a threat, particularly with hezbollah elements in the americas which we know is true, hezbollah has carried out attacks as far away as argentina and it has a basis or at least it has contacts in places like venezuela. if they get -- if they're the ones who are involved here, we have no idea, but it's quite possible. then the alert that we heard earlier in the show that all the ports of entry in the united states are alerted with radiation-detecting equipment are useless. i can't imagine they're going to go through customs tsa in tijuana. so we have to have a border that we can control, particularly in a world where all you need is a small amount of really bad stuff that can hurt a large number of people. >> and this material, juan, can be used to make a dirty bomb. officials have talked about this. we have a sound bite from the monterey institute talking about the iaea and how it characterizes this material. >> the international atomic energy agency characterizes materials on a scale from 1 to -- 2, 3, 4 and so on in terms of how dangerous it is to human healt
. things like immigration reform, for example. maybe some farm policy successes that she can then say we started the building blocks toward this. whether it's iran, for example. so, you know, and then he sort of said, okay, give us a year and then i'll be able to tell you a little bit more, but let the president finish his work first. >> my own sense is she will run. she would still like to be president of the united states. the first woman president of the united states if her health is good. she had a blood clot in her brain not that long ago. if her health is good, she's got the strength and the stamina, paul, i believe she will run. >> i saw her last week, and i've never seen her look better. really, she looks terrific. been working out. i'm not worried about her health. i'm just, i am, if i can say in spanish, she will run. we hope and pray. >> we hope she runs. >> i hope and pray. >> here's the former president, gloria, listen to this, ryhan, listen to this as well. this is the former president, another exchange with juan carlos. this time on joe biden. >> what kind of president do
in haiti with president clinton. as a new citizen, andres is taking on a cause, backing immigration reform that would grant legal status to undocumented workers. >> i think this is a country of faith, and faith tells me that we have to be taking care of those that didn't get the same chances we got. between four and six restaurants. >> reporter: calling himself an entrepreneur and not an activist, he says his success is an example of what immigrants can contribute. >> i know i'm the perfect poster boy. >> reporter: the restaurant industry is on the front lines. the reality is, many hire workers here illegally and buy produce picked by undocumented workers. any risk to your business, that by being so politically involved, you might turn some people off? >> i don't think i have any issue on being active. >> reporter: for his next new restaurant, andres is researching america's earliest colonial recipes and comfort foods to design a new menu. >> what is this to you? >> reporter: it looks like a great old campfire s'more with a very elegant twist. making s'mores with foie gras. >> you're good.
tackling two major issues, immigration and the minimum wage. how pressure from the people could finally change washington. >>> good morning, i'm chris jansing. there's a major new push to focus positive attention on obama care, and it starts today. the kickoff is at the white house this afternoon. we'll hear from the president today, but the plan is to have a democrat or someone from the administration do something every single day until the december 23rd deadline. and just announced, this thursday the president will sit down with chris matthews at american university. the interview will air right here on msnbc's "hardball" at 7:00 p.m. eastern. again, that's thursday, december 5th. >>> and it appears to be the right time for a
around zero in some cases. back to you. >> nicole, thank you. undocumented immigrants may now g get driver's licenses. supports of the law say about 250,000 undocumented immigrants are already driving in the state. the new law requires them to take driving tests and buy insurance. >>> the house passes the first federal gun legislation since the sandy hook massacre. . it's the extension of a 1988 law banning guns that can't be spotted with x rays or metal detectors. >>> advocates say it's too easy to print and produce a plastic gun. >>> a new white house campaign to promote healthcare reform is underway. it's a three-week strategy to encourage medical insurance signups under the affordable care act. >> i have always said, i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. you got good ideas, bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. i want everybody to be clear about that. [ applause ] >> the signup-deadline for individuals who want medical coverage is december 23rd, that is pushing a nonprofit group in nashville to help str
down as the year of missed opportunities on immigration, tax reform budget. all issues leaders wanted to tack al at the start of the year. they had trouble funding the government and running out of time to pass critical legislation. american families could see milk prices spike to $7 a gallon if congress can't pass the farm bill by the end of the year. lawmakers are running out of type to set funding and policy for the pentagon next year. they still need to confirm janet yellen as the next federal chair before bernanke's term ends next month. it's no wonder one house committee chose to focus on a less invasive topic, space aliens. >> is there life out there? what do they think about new york city? >> reporter: congress has passed 56 bills in 2013 in the past 66 years only three other times that congress has passed less than 100 bills in a single year. many of the bills this congress passed were simply extensions of older laws that were set to expire. hope appears to be dwindling for the small deal between house and budget leaders that wanted to replace the federal s
once ambitious second term agenda including immigration reform and addressing the nation's infrastructure needs. republicans are already building their 2014 congressional election campaign around obamacare. if they're able to win the senate and hold on to the house, obama will be a very lame duck for his last two years in office. let's bring in juan williams, our fox news political analyst. the first question for you juan, what do you think about his op-ed there? >> i think that is on target, jon. i mean look, right now as doyle points out, republicans have focused on obamacare. they have 80 plus percent of republicans unified behind opposition to obamacare. as you know, there are a lots of disputes within the party on lots of social issues, budget, all that, but not when it comes to obamacare. so now, they're trying to expand that to independents. again, when you look at the poll numbers, independents not sold. very much in fact dissuade by the president's performance in the rollout of the websites. so he lost among independents. he is losing some among democrats. and th
people's kitchens when they're poor and working class and latino and african-american and immigrant women. yet, i was about to sort of push back against that, and yet the men who are there are not necessarily, for the most part, from those communities. but stay with us, because it's not exclusively a republican issue, and in fact, i think our vice president, joe biden, might be able to teach republicans a few things about running against women. >>> republicans aren't the only ones that have to tread carefully when running against women. let's compare vice president joe biden's performance in his debates in 2008 and in 2012. here he is in attack dog mode against congressman paul ryan last year. >> we have these sanctions in place. it's in spite of their opposition -- >> oh, god. >> they've given 20 waivers to this sanction. under a romney administration, we will have credibility on this issue. >> vice president biden? >> it's incredible. when governor romney's asked about it, he's said, we've got to keep these sanctions. and he's said, you're talking about doing more. are you going to go t
're not working on debt, the debt ceiling, immigration. they're working on this one little fight. it's out of convenience for both sides. the democrats going on a three-week campaign tour for obama care instead of just dealing with the hard legislative work they need to do down there right now? >> i'll take that trade. to avoid a shutdown -- >> i'll take the trade. i'll take the trade. i'll take obama care if i'm a democrat down there in washington, i take the problems with obama care over negotiating with you as a republican about the debt ceiling. i take it. i think i'm on better ground. you know why in the health care system as it exists in this country, as anybody knows, stinks. if you can't be better than that with obama care, you're going to get out thereof anyway. >> but if everything is a negative cycle, all politics is simply about attacking the other guy and not figuring out a way to -- >> what breaks the cycle? >> better ideas. you and i will be running, i'll be doing this game, you'll have have an idea that resonates with the voters. you're going to win. >> in the miamiry. >> m
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